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There are 5 ways to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv

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Train

  1. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Centre

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
  2. Take the bus from Gare St Charles to La Beauvalle
  3. Take the bus from AIX EN Pce - La Beauvalle - AIX EN PROVENCE to AVIGNON - Limbert - AVIGNON

Drive

  1. Drive from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Marseille Airport to Avignon
Marseille Airport (MRS) → Avignon
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The cheapest way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon is to drive which costs €9 - €14 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon. However, there are services departing from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport and arriving at AVIGNON - Limbert - AVIGNON via Gare St Charles and AIX EN Pce - La Beauvalle - AIX EN PROVENCE. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Marseille Airport (MRS) and Avignon is 65 km. The road distance is 84 km.

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The best way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon without a car is to bus and train which takes 1h 19m and costs €35 - €65.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon, including transfers.

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Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport station.

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The best way to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon is to train which takes 2h 51m and costs €22 - €50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 6m.

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Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon bus services, operated by Zou! LER, arrive at AVIGNON - Limbert - AVIGNON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon is 84 km. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon.

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Map of how to get from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon.
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  • Distance: 65.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Marseille Airport (MRS), France and Avignon, France?

SNCF operates a train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Centre hourly. Tickets cost €16 - €40 and the journey takes 1h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Marseille Airport (MRS) to Avignon via Gare St Charles and AIX EN Pce - La Beauvalle - AIX EN PROVENCE in around 3h 6m.

Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€25 - €30
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Tgv
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€12 - €18
Rail 1st Class
€20 - €30
Train from Marseille St Charles to Avignon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Marseille - Marseille Provence Airport to Marseille - St-Charles Bus station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Blablabus
CarTreize
Phone
0 810 00 13 26
Website
lepilote.com
Bus from Gare St Charles to La Beauvalle
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€2
Website
CarTreize
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from AIX EN Pce - La Beauvalle - AIX EN PROVENCE to AVIGNON - Limbert - AVIGNON
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Zou! LER
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Marseille Airport to Avignon
Estimated price
€250 - €360

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